Getting Rid of Beehives on Your Property

Seeing bees on your plants and flowers outside can be a welcome sight as they are beneficial, and essential to pollinate your garden. Stumbling upon a beehive can be dangerous though. Bees are protective of their hives and depending on the species, some are more aggressive than others. They will attack in large numbers if their hives are threatened. 

What to Do If You See a Mouse in Your Home

Dealing with mice on your own can be difficult as these tiny rodents are actually quite clever and reproduce excessively. You can always call in a professional and deal with an infestation quickly, or you can try a number of different remedies if you see a mouse in your home. 

10 Things to Know About Rodent Pests

Rodent pests are never a welcome sight especially if spotted indoors. Here's 10 facts about these pests. Some might even surprise you.

Green Options for Exterminating Your Home

When you have a pest problem it can be overwhelming just deciding which option is best. Some may opt for DIY products, while others call a professional pest company to help with exterminating pests. There are “no-kill” options and many types of traps. It's important to know that some products are more effective and safer than others. 

How to Prevent Roaches in Your Apartment

While apartment living is generally great, there is one thing that makes all renters groan. Cockroaches consider apartment buildings home as much as you do. Unfortunately, in Virginia, there is no law that requires landlords to provide monthly exterminators. However, they are required to provide livable conditions, so if one apartment does have an infestation, they must provide exterminators. Again, this may be difficult and a lot of the responsibility of preventing a roach infestation falls on you.

Prevention should always be the first step! We’ve put together a few tips on how to prevent roaches in your apartment. 

What Makes Bed Bugs So Difficult to Get Rid Of?

Bed bugs are a pest that can easily spread as they hunker down in areas where humans frequent, such as bedding and furniture items that are shared. These pests often go undetected since they emerge to feed on humans as they sleep and hide in discreet spaces until they come out to eat. 

Getting Rid of Flies in Your Home

Being proactive to prevent flies from getting in is fairly easy, but even the most diligent people can be surprised by flies that have found their way in. These pests don't need much time to take advantage of any opportunity to sneak in. Just walking in your front door while a fly is nearby is all it takes for one to come buzzing through and into your home.

How to Spot a Bed Bug Infestation

Bed bugs are truly frightful little critters that have gained a lot of notoriety over this last decade as they have invaded nearly every American city in hordes. When there’s a large-size infestation, unfortunately, it can be hard to stop, and many individuals have encountered these pests. We have some tips on how to spot an infestation as well as how to prevent one. 

Warning Signs of a Termite Infestation

Discovering a pest problem in your home can be devastating. However, what may be worse is having one and not knowing about it. When it comes to protecting your home you can never be too careful, especially when it comes to termite infestations.

How To Identify A Tick Bite

If you spend time outdoors or have pets that go outdoors, you need to beware of ticks. These small bloodsucking parasites are virtually everywhere. Although they aren’t necessarily deadly, they can spread serious diseases and cause infections at the bite site. Identifying a bite is vital to avoid an increased chance of infection.